26 August 2016

Somalia: MP - There is Corruption in the Government Institutions

A member of Somali parliament Mohamed Idle Geedi said on Friday that there is a widespread corruption in the government installations, including central bank.

The MP said Somali parliament has failed to tackle the corruption in the government due to lack of cooperation and accountability in the country.

"The national organizations tasked with the corruption has turned eyes and ignored the issue early, so we as lawmakers can't do anything right now," Geedi said.

On the other hand, former minister of Galmudug State of Somalia Ahmed Baasto all government offices have the same problem of the corruption.

The comments Somalia is hunting bank teller who stole stealing $530,000 from the central bank of Somalia in Mogadishu, according to the bank's governor Bashir Issa Ali has said.

The bank teller is said to have spent some time swapping real notes for fakes.

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